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Christian Valentino, personal litigation attorney in Rochester NY

Ryan McDonald


Phone: 585-730-4773 x128
Fax: 888-971-3736

Ryan McDonald is an associate in the firm's Health Care and Litigation departments. He focuses his practice representing health care entities, providers, and allied professionals in litigation and regulatory compliance matters concerning reimbursement and billing, regulatory enforcement, audits, HIPAA compliance and breach investigations, insurance contract disputes, licensing and professional discipline, negligence and malpractice, and debt collection.

Professional & Civic Duties

Monroe County Bar Association, Member
• Awards Committee, Member​
• Disability Benefits and Worker's Compensation Committee, Chair
• Education Law Committee, Member
• Lawyers Coalition for Racial and Social Justice Committee, Member
• Young Lawyers Section, Member & Former Chair
• Rochester Teen Court Silent Auction Committee, Former Member
New York State Bar Association, Member
Boy Scouts of America, Seneca Waterways Council, Member
• Turning Point District, District Commissioner
• Turning Point District, Unit Commissioner
• Silver Beaver Award/North Star Award Committee, Former Member
• Friends of Scouting Sub-Committee, Turning Point District, Former Chair
• Turning Point District, Ad Hoc Committee for Cub Scout Curriculum Reform, Former Member
• Turning Point District Advisory Committee, Former Member
Center for Youth, Rochester Teen Court, Volunteer Attorney-Mediator
Greece Central School District, Board of Education


Albany Law School, J.D.
Rochester Institute of Technology, B.S., cum laude

Bar Admissions

New York

Court Admissions

United States District Court, Western District of New York
United States District Court, Northern District of New York
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Honors & Awards

Emerging Bar Leader, Monroe County Bar Association, 2022
Listed in SuperLawyers, Rising Star, 2017-2021
Up & Coming Attorney, Daily Record, 2021

Speaking Engagements

"Virtual Deposition in the Era of COVID & Beyond", Monroe County Bar Association, Center for Education, October 2020
"Criminal Justice Department Young Alumni Panel", RIT Criminal Justice Alumni Speaker Series, October 2018
"Employing Others: What You Need to Know", Monroe County Bar Association", December 2017

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